West, who is also a baseball standout, is an excellent student, who says academics will play a major role in his final decision. He has set official visits with Princeton and Cornell, and we'll likely take a third to Columbia, Yale, Georgia, UNC or Wake Forest, he said.
His stats through nine games in 2003: 163 carries for 1,048 yards, six receptions 146 yards, 22 kick returns for 422 yards, ten touchdowns and 97 tackles.
As a junior, West had 164 carries for 908 yards and nine touchdowns, but only had 27 carries combined during the first three games of the 10-game season. He had six kickoff returns for 235 yards and a touchdown. On defense, he recorded 91 tackles, 5 sacks, forced four fumbles, recovered five fumbles and had an interception.